William Fishburne papers, 1743-1879.


Fishburne, William, 1760-1819. William Fishburne papers, 1743-1879.

William Fishburne papers, 1743-1879.

Land records, estate papers, personal and military correspondence, and military orders documenting Fishburne's military service in War of 1812 and prior family militia membership; including letter, 4 Feb. 1795, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, to Fishburne, re review of militia units; letter, 19 Sept. 1797, Charleston, S.C., from [Rev.] William Blackwall, re politics, agriculture, condemning moral vices of Charleston social life, and church controversy and plans to separate his parish from "all Episcopal jurisdiction." Letter, 6 Oct. 1798, Pon Pon, S.C., from Paul Hamilton, re his illness and soliciting support in his political campaign against Dr. Bellinger; tax return, 27 May 1800, Round O, St. Bartholomew's Parish, S.C., listing values of land holdings and slaves; letter, 22 Feb. 1806, from Alexander Moultrie, re death of Maj. Snipes and financial complications involving the Virginia Company and Yazoo lands. Letter, 21 Aug. 1809, Huntington, Conn., Aratius B. Hull, to Fishburne, near Jacksonboro, [Colleton Co., S.C.] re sea voyage from Charleston to New York, negotiations with Great Britain, popularity of Paul Hamilton, death of Gov. Jonathan Trumbull, and questioning competency of current leaders; letter, 21 May [1812?], from Henry Middleton, re Fishburne's command of troops, military development of S.C. coast, and organization of military regiments. Letter, 29 Aug. 1812, Columbia, S.C., Henry Middleton, to Fishburne, re appointment as Maj. Gen. of S.C. Militia, 2nd Division; letter, 26 Jan. 1815, Savannah, Ga., Thomas Pinckney, to William Fishburne, Jacksonboro, re meeting Gen. Cuthbert and his request that Cuthbert detach certain units; estate papers, Sept. 1819-5 June 1822, re Fishburne's estate in account with Richard H. Fishburne. Advertisement, c. 1819, re sale of William Fishburne's lands; inventory and appraisement, c. 1819, re Fishburne's estate including identification of slaves by name and assessed monetary value; survey, 27 Mar. 1857, Colleton District, S.C., by James Sanders, conveying Social or Friendly Hall Plantation to Susan G. Davis and identifying surrounding property, rice lands, with sketch of living quarters; letter, 27 July 1861, Vienna, Va., Robert Fishburne, Jr., to "Eddie," re Battle of Mannassas; and undated letter, Hope Plantation, A.E. Morris, to William Fishburne, re rebuilding plantation house.

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Fishburne, Robert

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Moultrie, Alexander, 1750-1807.

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Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

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Charleston, S.C. attorney, politician, plantation owner, and Revolutionary War officer. He was the son of Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758) and Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793). Thomas Pinckney was interested in scientific agriculture and authored a number of articles on the subject. From the description of Thomas Pinckney papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1825. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35953391 Charleston, South Carolina attorney, soldier, and politici...

Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809

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Hull, Aratius B.

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Yazoo Land Companies.

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Hamilton, Paul, 1762-1816

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Governor of S.C., 1804-1806; Secretary of Navy, 1809-1813; member of S.C. House, 1788-1789; member of S.C. Senate, 1794, 1798-1799; slave owner who urged S.C. legislature to prohibit African slave trade; son of Archibald and Rebecca Branford Hamilton; husband of Mary Wilkinson Hamilton. From the description of Paul Hamilton papers, 1802-1812. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44010020 Paul Hamilton (1762-1816) was born in St. Paul's Parish, South Carolina o...

Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825

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After serving as a brigadier general in the Continental Army, Pinckney held several legislative and diplomatic posts before being placed in command of all federal forces in the South during the war scare of 1798. From the description of ALS : Harper's Ferry, Va., to James McHenry, 1800 Mar. 20. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122409546 Pinckney was a South Carolina politician, U. S. Revolutionary War veteran, and member of the U.S. Constitutional Conven...

South Carolina Volunteers. Militia. 2nd Division.

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Middleton, Henry, 1770-1846

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South Carolina plantation owner, politician, and diplomat. From the description of Henry Middleton correspondence, 1812-1820. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32140122 ...

Fishburne, William, 1760-1819.

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Planter of Charleston County, S.C.; husband of Mary Clay Snipes Fishburne; father of Robert Fishburne (1809-1871); grandfather of Robert Fishburne, Jr. (1843-1883). From the description of William Fishburne papers, 1743-1879. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 43147030 ...

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In 1982, the General Convention of the Church deleted the words "Protestant" and "in the United States of America" from the official title of the Church, making it the Episcopal Church. From the description of Records of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States of America, Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, 1823-1975 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152635 ...